Hempstead Town Announces Summer Children's Shows

Music, magic and animal shows are scheduled at Hempstead Town parks throughout the summer.

The Children's Summer Festival featuring "Stomp It Up", "The Magic & Comedy of Jim McClenahan" and "Erik's Reptile Edventure" runs Friday, July 13 through Friday, Aug. 3 as per the schedule below. All children's shows are presented free of charge. Tickets are not required. Call 292-9000, ext. 382 for information on all performances. In case of inclement weather, visit toh.li/parks-and-recreation/announcements.

The Town Clerk's Office will be on site at each of the shows and will offer free Child Safety ID kits, a comprehensive identification program for children. For details on the Child Safety Program, please call 812-3046.

Stomp It Up

A concert with Darlene Graham and the Shades of Green Band, full of energy and fun as the band shares the fun of growing up in a family and sharing the fun. Move to the energy of songs about playing together, going to the beach, playing in the water, popping bubbles and getting ready for Bed. Dancing fun for kids and parents alike!

July 13, 10:30 AM – Seamans Neck Park, Seaford

July 13, 1:30 PM – Levittown, Veterans Memorial Park, Levittown

July 16, 10:30 AM – Rock Hall Museum, Lawrence

July 16, 1:30 PM – Harold Walker Memorial Park, Lakeview

July 17, 10:30 AM – Smith Street Park, Uniondale

July 17, 1:30 PM – Baldwin Park, Baldwin Harbor

July 18, 10:30 AM – Roosevelt Pool, Roosevelt

July 18, 1:30 PM – Echo Park Pool Complex, West Hempstead

July 19, 10:30 AM – Elmont Road Park, Elmont

July 19, 1:30 PM – Rath Park, Franklin Square

July 20, 10:30 AM – Hendrickson Avenue, Elmont

The Magic and Comedy of Jim McClenahan

Jim provides family entertainment with a unique magical twist to bring fun and guaranteed sidesplitting laughter with high levels of energy and excitement. Each performance induces giggles from children and adults all from Jim’s colorful, wacky antics and zany comedy. Expect nothing less from Jim’s creative talents to bring his signature routines and original storylines to a theatrical life of wonder, sure to delight and dazzle both the young and young-at-heart! Enjoy the antics and music of this storytelling duo. Come and join the interactive fun!

July 23, 10:30 AM – Coes Neck Park, Baldwin

July 23, 1:30 PM – Hewlett Pt., Bay Park

July 24, 10:30 AM – Cedar Street Park, Uniondale

July 24, 1:30 PM – Veterans Memorial Park, East Meadow

July 25, 10:30 AM – Levittown Hall, Hicksville

July 25, 1:30 PM – Newbridge Road Park, Bellmore

July 26, 10:30 AM – Averill Blvd. Park, Elmont

July 26, 1:30 PM – Forest City Park, Wantagh

July 27, 10:30 AM – Shell Creek Park, Island Park

July 27, 1:30 PM – Terrace Gardens Park, Inwood

Erik's Reptile Edventure

Erik’s Reptile Edventures is designed to educate youngsters about the importance of nature and science. The program provides a fun and educational experience that encourages children to learn more about reptiles, amphibians and bugs. Children learn to respect these creatures, cast off their fears and accept them as part of our natural world.

July 30, 11:00 AM – Rath Park, Franklin Square

July 30, 1:30 PM – Oceanside Park, Oceanside

July 31, 11:00 AM – Newbridge Road Park, Bellmore

July 31, 1:30 PM – Levittown Veterans Memorial Park, Levittown

August 1, 11:00 AM – Rock Hall Museum, Lawrence

August 1, 1:30 PM – Shell Creek Park, Barnum Island

August 2, 11:00 AM – Uniondale Avenue, Uniondale

August 2, 1:30 PM – Echo Park, West Hempstead

August 3, 11:00 AM – Averill Blvd., Elmont

August 3, 1:30 PM – Azalea Rd., Levittown


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